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Business Excellence Programme Specialist

23/06/22 Laois Neg

Permanent full-time

The main purpose of this role will be to support the site with the implementation & maintenance of the Business Excellence Programme and to be the expert on site for CI related topics and act as a change agent for the Business Excellence Programme (CI programme). 


  • Maintain communication with CI stakeholders and Management across the business, building positive relationships with all departments 

  • Build an excellent working relationship with the Operations teams to ensure that the continuous improvement programme is being implemented 

  • Work closely with the Food safety team to ensure that CI activities are completed in line with food safety guidelines and that any issues are communicated effectively

  • Build and develop a strong and effective working relationship with the HR and people development team, ensuring that all CI learning and development activities are part of the overall people development strategy

  • Develop relationships at all levels within the business through effective coaching and mentoring and participation in the training and competency assessment of colleagues 

  • Coach & mentor problem solving teams through the problem solving process, using appropriate tools & problem solving techniques

  • Facilitate workshops on site to support implementation of elements & tools of the Business Excellence Programme

  • Conduct analysis of company data to determine top loss & identify potential improvement projects

  • Liaise with site management to identify & resource potential improvement projects 

  • Execute complex or multi-site improvement projects using the Lean & Six Sigma methodologies 

  • Train, coach & mentor Six Sigma Green Belts, Yellow Belts & Problem Solving Teams

  • Conducting layered Audits, assessments and meetings 

  • Ensure that there is strong communication between the sites with sharing of learnings and alignment/standardisation of practices 


Key Skills and Experience needed: 

  • Relevant third level qualification 

  • 3 years relevant work experience Previous CI experience Experience in the dairy industry

  • Strong numeracy and literacy skills

  • Lean and / or Six sigma certification

  • Knowledge of statistical data analysis

  • Train the Trainer qualification

  • Project management certification

  • Knowledge of standards, equipment and/or processes within a production or manufacturing environment 

  • Knowledge of safe working practices and what constitutes a safe place of work 

  • Knowledge of equipment and processes within the food / dairy production environment

  • Good communication skills

  • Strong desire to make improvements

  • Able to display own creativity & initiative

  • Able to work unsupervised

  • Able to work as part of a team


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Please apply by sending your CV to Josephine Wall at or call for more information.

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